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Title Participatory politics and citizen journalism in a networked Africa : a connected continent / edited by Bruce Mutsvairo, Northumbria University, UK.
Imprint Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire ; New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2016.

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Subject Citizen journalism -- Political aspects -- Africa.
Online journalism -- Political aspects -- Africa.
Social media -- Political aspects -- Africa.
Political participation -- Africa.
Alt Name Mutsvairo, Bruce, 1979-
Description 1 online resource (308 pages)
Contents Recapturing Citizen Journalism : Processes and Patterns / Bruce Mutsvairo -- Networked Social Journalism : Media, Citizen Participation, and Democracy in Nigeria / Farooq A. Kperogi -- Crossing The Taboo Lines : Citizen Journalism Ethics In Political Crisis Setting / Last Moyo -- The positioning of citizen-influenced Radio in the Battle for the Control of Minds / Everette Ndlovu -- Why the Arab Spring never came to Ethiopia / Terje Skjerdal -- Citizen Journalism at Crossroads : Mediated political agency and duress in Central Africa / Mirjam de Bruijn -- South African Arab Spring or democracy to come? : An Analysis of South African Journalists' Engagement with Citizenry through Twitter / Glenda Daniels -- Citizen journalism and the African extractives sector / Erika Rodrigues and Anya Schiffrin -- Crowd-funding : a harambee for African journalism? / Kristin Skare Orgeret -- Politics of passion and the pursuit for propaganda in Zimbabwe's state media : A study of case of The Herald / Bruce Mutsvairo -- Beyond blind optimism : The case of citizen journalism in the struggle for democracy in Zimbabwe / Cleophas Muneri -- Political participation, alternative media and citizen journalism in Lusophone Africa / Susana Salgado -- Between citizen journalism and social activism in unequal societies : The case of Groundp and Daily Sun in South Africa / Wallace Chuma -- Citizen journalism and national politics in Zimbabwe : The case of the 2008 and 2013 elections / Joseph Mujere and Wesley Mwatwara -- Citizen journalism in Kenya as a contested "third space" / George Ogola and Mike Owuor -- The Ebola Virus and Citizen Journalism in Africa / Winston Mano and Viola C. Milton -- From citizen journalism to human rights journalism : Framing the Ebola epidemic in Sierra Leone on Facebook / Ibrahim Shaw.
Summary This book investigates the role of citizen journalism in railroading social and political changes in sub-Saharan Africa. Case studies are drawn from research conducted by leading scholars from the fields of media studies, journalism, anthropology and history, who uniquely probe the real impact of technologies in driving change in Africa.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 9781137554505 (electronic bk.)
1137554509 (electronic bk.)
134956835X (print)
9781349568352 (print)
9781349568352 (print)
9781137554499 (softcover)
ISBN/ISSN 10.1057/9781137554505
OCLC # 933394616
Additional Format Print version: Participatory politics and citizen journalism in a networked Africa. Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire [England] ; New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2016 9781137554499 (DLC) 2015025770 (OCoLC)917340457

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